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  • J P Brady
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1991
OBJECTIVE The author critically examines the limited world literature on pharmacologic treatments of stuttering. METHOD The literature on stuttering and drugs was identified by means of two computer-assisted searches. FINDINGS A great variety of pharmacologic agents have been used to treat stuttering, reflecting the many theories about the origin and(More)
  • J P Brady
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1984
In this second paper on social skills training for psychiatric patients the author critically reviews the controlled clinical outcome studies of social skills training in a number of psychiatric populations: mentally retarded persons, depressed patients, psychiatric outpatients, and psychiatric inpatients. He points out that more research is needed to(More)
  • J P Brady
  • Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
  • 1998
The author critically reviews the world literature on drug-induced stuttering. The literature on stuttering as a side effect of pharmacologic agents was identified by means of a computer-assisted search. A diversity of drugs has been reported to induce stuttering in susceptible persons, including some agents that improve the speech of some known stutterers.(More)
Feasibility and safety of skin-to-skin contact through the Kangaroo method of care in a modern American tertiary intensive care was studied, as well as effects of this innovative care on mother's emotional reactions. Eight mother infant dyads participated in skin-to-skin contact a minimum of 4 hours each day for six days per week during a period of three(More)
In studies of the acute effects of haloperidol on the severity of stuttering in 12 subjects not in treatment at the time of drug evaluation, a single 0.5 mg haloperidol injection was found to increase fluency in 9 to 12 subjects, as compared with saline placebo. The average improvement in those subjects who improved was 25% on reading and 40% on spontaneous(More)